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The INSPIRE Public Lecture on Literature and Sustainability

Organised between


(Institute of Sustainable Practice, Innovation and Resource Effectiveness)



(Association for the Study of Literature and Environment) 


This annual public lecture competition invites written entries for a half hour lecture, to be presented by the winner at the Hay Festival of Literature and the Arts. The lecture must be both scholarly and suitable for a mixed audience at Hay.




2013: Jayne Elisabeth Archer, Richard Marggraf Turley, Howard Thomas (Aberystwyth University)

2014: Richard Kerridge (Bath Spa University)

2015: Hayden Gabriel (University of St Mark and St John, Plymouth).

2016: Hugh Dunkerley (University of Chichester)



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